Sultana quoted in Truthout article on students' travel during pandemic

Sultana,-FarhanaIt’s a common practice for people throughout the world to observe holidays far from their loved ones, says Farhana Sultana, associate professor of geography and the environment, suggesting that observing Thanksgiving and Christmas in the United States should be no different. She points out that the largest pilgrimage in the world, the Hajj, was canceled earlier this year. "This pandemic needs to be reined in, so both individual choices matter alongside formal policy advice and institutional mechanisms that promote pandemic response," she says. Read more in the Truthout article, "Hundreds of Thousands of Students Traveled Home This Week Amid COVID Spike." 12/01/20